The Volunteers for a Progressive Fairfield Festival of Lights is set to open Sunday at Leo French Park. The hours will be from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. with workers from Fairfield National Bank the hosts Sunday night. Donations
89-year-old Springerton resident, Ann McKay, died Saturday, November 23 at Hamilton Memorial Hospital in McLeansboro. She worked as an associate at the Fairfield Wal-Mart for many years.
Survivors include a son, Curtis McKay of Mt. Vernon, IL a brother, George
The Fairfield Community High School Varsity Scholastic Team placed 4th in the annual Illinois High School Scholastic Bowl Coaches Association Kickoff Tournament in Carbondale, IL Saturday. FCHS went 3 and 3 on the day, with wins over Johnston City,
57-year-old Olney resident, Jerry J. McVaigh died Friday, November 22 in Olney, IL. He was a longtime law enforcement officer for Richland and Edwards County.
Survivors include his wife, Barbara McVaigh of Olney; daughters, Misty Collard of Grayville, Tanya Leaf
89-year-old Albion resident, Duane Stennett, died at 10:45 p.m. Friday, November 15 at Fairfield Memorial Hospital. He was a veteran of WW II having served in the United States Air Force in India and China until the war’s end.
Widespread storm damage is being reported in Wayne, Edwards and Wabash Counties. The Mark and Jervaise McDaniel Home in Edwards County was destroyed. The Andy Glover home near Mt. Erie has been damaged. Multiple structures destroyed in
Mt. Carmel, IL businessman and CPA Kevin C. Williams was sentenced Friday to ten years in federal prison for swindling an elderly Mt. Carmel, IL woman out of nearly $3 million. Williams will have to report to prison next
86-year-old Cisne resident, June Maxine Shreve, died at 11:10 a.m. Thursday, November 14 at her home. She retired from International Shoe Company at Flora, and also worked for the Garment Factory in Wayne City and the restaurant in Johnsonville.
Mount Carmel businessman and CPA Kevin C. Williams has been sentenced to ten years in federal prison for swindling an elderly Mount Carmel woman’s trust out of nearly $3 million. Williams will have to report to prison next Thursday.
98-year-old former McLeansboro resident, Morris Dale Sanders, died Wednesday, November 13 at Paris Regional Medical Center in Paris, TX. He served in the 95th Infantry Division, Patton’s Third Army in the European Theater from June 1942 to October 1945